Acquisitions: 8 Steps to Success
By Denise Harrison, Senior Consultant, CSSP, Inc. Note: This article was previously posted in Course and Direction in August 2008. Once we have determined an acquisition is part of the solution to achieve our strategy, we must evaluate the potential candidates. This evaluation step is paramount to the financial success of the acquisition. One recurring error […]Continue reading
Does focus on weaknesses help?
By Robert W. Bradford, President and CEO One of the most vexing issues encountered in strategic planning is a focus on the negative, especially threats and weaknesses. Obviously, we’d all like to avoid having weaknesses, but let’s face the truth: no matter how hard you try, or how much you pretend, every organization has weaknesses. […]Continue reading